Florida Youth Naturalist Program - Federal Work Study

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jan 25, 2023

Job Description:

Classification Title:

FWS/OPS | Florida Youth Naturalist Program

Job Description:

This Federal Work Study position will assist the Florida Youth Naturalist Program and other Extension programs supporting statewide outreach on natural resources and wildlife conservation in Florida. This position is an excellent opportunity for students to gain experience in “behind-the-scenes” management of outreach education programs.

Example of job duties include logistical support of program activities, records and database management, social media and website maintenance, communication with program participants, preparing and shipping course materials, event coordination, general office tasks, and other non-clerical duties.

Most tasks are solitary and primarily computer based.

Expected Salary:

$11-13/hr commensurate with education and training

Minimum Requirements:

Current UF students with FEDERAL WORK STUDY award for Spring 2023.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proficiency with computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiarity with web-based event, teaching, and communication applications (Eventbrite, Zoom, Teams, Canvas).

Enthusiasm and interest in natural resource & wildlife conservation in Florida, excellent written and verbal communication abilities, strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks to accomplish goals, and detail-oriented with capacity to follow instructions while working independently.

Preference for students willing to commit through Summer 2023

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Include a 1-page cover letter, resume/CV, and proof of your FWS award. The position is only available to UF STUDENTS with FEDERAL WORK STUDY.

Proof of FWS eligibility: print/screenshot a copy of your Financial Aid Award Page, which shows the amount of your FWS financial aid allocation for Spring 2023.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No